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Santa Vitoria do Palmar (Pleistocene of Brazil)

Where: Brazil (33.5° S, 53.4° W: paleocoordinates 33.5° S, 53.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Graxaim Formation, Calabrian (1.8 - 0.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: F. L. Souza-Cunha and G. W. A. Nunan. 1980. Pleistocenic marine vertebrates (Sciaenidae and Ballaenopteridae) from the littoral of Santa Vitoria do Palamar, RS, Brazil. Anais do Congresso 31(5):3049-3055 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 54181: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.09.2005

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